BC Children's new BioBank

Posted by on 4 November 2014 | 0 Comments


The BC Children's Hospital BioBank is now open and serving both BC Children’s and BC Women’s. Biobanking is a new and indispensable research tool that holds the potential to improve treatments and find cures for diseases affecting children and families in...

0 comments | Read the full post

Extra Life Ad300x250

Extra Life 25-hour Gaming Marathon

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 23 October 2014 | 0 Comments

Tags: ,

To the outsider, gamers often appear to play in small groups or in isolation. In reality they form a huge community, often collaborating with individuals across town and around the world. This Saturday, October 25, over 600 BC gamers are...

0 comments | Read the full post

Champion Child Tile HANS

2015 Champion Child

Posted by Angela Fox on 15 October 2014 | 0 Comments

Tags: , ,

Today (Wednesday, October 15) our team at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart Canada had the great pleasure of announcing Hans Gabriel Rana as our 2014/15 Champion Child. We hosted a celebration in Hans‘ honour, announcing his role as ambassador...

0 comments | Read the full post

2D Sunny Bear hardhat looking left

Mind your Head

Posted by Jessica Thompson on 10 October 2014 | 0 Comments


As a goaltender on a varsity hockey team I am unfortunately all too familiar with concussions. Take a weird turn and go head first into the boards. Fall in centre ice and the head nails the ice. Stand in the...

0 comments | Read the full post


The Incredible Infant Transport Team

Posted by Jessica Thompson on 26 September 2014 | 5 Comments


Imagine if you lived in the outskirts of BC and your one-month-old baby was having difficulty breathing and needed immediate, specialized care. The Infant Transport Team (ITT) at BC Children’s Hospital receives calls for medical emergencies such as this many...

5 comments | Read the full post

Serena Bonneville BlogThumb2

Breeding Optimism

Posted by Serena Bonneville on 18 September 2014 | 0 Comments


Serena Bonneville is a 17-year-old patient who was diagnosed with cancer last year. Before she heads off to university in September, she took the time to write about her incredible medical journey at BC Children’s – from her initial diagnosis...

0 comments | Read the full post

Florence's Story, part 2:

Posted by Michaela Evanow on 12 September 2014 | 6 Comments


A week ago we introduced to you Michaela Evanow, mother of two-year-old Florence who has type 1 spinal muscular atrophy. Her first post walked us through how their family found out about her diagnosis, and today’s story is about finding...

6 comments | Read the full post

Walking on Water: Florence's story

Posted by Michaela Evanow on 5 September 2014 | 2 Comments


Michaela Evanow is the proud mother of the sparkling-eyed, two-year-old Florence. When Florence was three-and-a-half months old, Michaela began to notice that her little girl was having trouble lifting her head. After some genetics tests, doctors diagnosed Florence with type 1...

2 comments | Read the full post


Ryder’s Story

Posted by Jesse Squires and Jessica Thompson on 22 August 2014 | 3 Comments


Continuing our story series from the Miracle Weekend telethon broadcast, where we asked the online audience to submit their stories in which they have been involved with Children’s Hospital, we introduce Ryder Squires, a young boy full of determination. Ryder...

3 comments | Read the full post

William Smith 2

A fighter named William

Posted by Jessica Smith on 15 August 2014 | 0 Comments


William Smith, born at just 29 weeks and weighing only 3.5 pounds, same into the world ready to fight for his life. He is the fifth story, received during Miracle Weekend, when we asked the online community to send in...

0 comments | Read the full post

1 2 3 4 5 626